What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name JOHNSON-PAONESSA, JUDY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, KEITH D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJCHRZAK, DANIEL P, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, TODD W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, KIMBERLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCEK, JOHN SCOTT Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,187.88 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AIMEE W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, SUZANNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, PETER J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORAVANTI, LORI C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LINDA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILPATRICK, LORETTA R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONAS, VALERIE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KRISHNA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,187.88 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYKLEK, KAREN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $143,187.83 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,185.74 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIN, DONNA ANN-MARIE Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $143,182.01 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, FRANCIS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $143,181.45 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALEVICH, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,180.95 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,178.17 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIUSTO, MODESTINO, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $143,176.47 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOHN L Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $143,173.60 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZZOLO, ELLIS W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,172.73 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESTWICK, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $143,172.57 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTOPP, MATTHEW T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $143,172.57 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, GEORGE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $143,172.57 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, ALAN L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $143,170.78 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARGARET N Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $143,167.49 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, JOSEPH N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,165.83 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, TAM H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,163.90 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, LARRY G Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $143,163.43 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, LORENZO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $143,162.71 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ELVIN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,159.59 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, JEANNE MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,156.51 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOTOLO, BRENDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,156.32 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,155.88 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASKIN, MONA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $143,151.57 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CADDEN, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,148.92 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIAMPETTI, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,142.66 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, MELINDA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,136.52 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, DANIEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,136.01 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FREDERICK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,135.15 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHEE, KYU-SAE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,134.23 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUBERDYKE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $143,130.20 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRIAN M Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $143,129.94 Date 10/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,129.59 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, PETER V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,127.40 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADUTHANAM, LISSY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,125.41 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WALTER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,124.15 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIRBICKAS, DENISE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,120.76 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,119.25 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIPPO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,115.66 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALICE K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $143,114.23 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, WILLIAM F Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,112.95 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, ALFRED J Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,112.50 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZO, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,098.71 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JOHN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,097.38 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMINARIO, ONOFRIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,094.11 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAH, AL I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,091.62 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, PAUL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $143,089.44 Date 03/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, NINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,087.85 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SCOTT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $143,085.83 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIMAN, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,081.68 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRAGA, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,076.60 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEE, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,074.17 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $143,064.45 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $143,064.01 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEYS, ROBERT, III Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $143,061.52 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIREY, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,054.88 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, STEPHEN M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $143,047.22 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, LYNN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $143,042.31 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, RENFORD O Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $143,039.62 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ANDREW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,038.04 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALLY, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,032.79 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,028.80 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, IAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $143,025.28 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRIGHT, GARY E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $143,024.10 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHNICK, DAVID M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $143,023.86 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SCOTT Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $143,023.20 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $143,015.31 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, JAMES B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $143,015.09 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ERIK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,014.64 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SCOTT M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $143,013.47 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORGERA, DEAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,006.59 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBEIH, TAREK M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $143,006.05 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,005.06 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENTHAL, DANIEL H Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $143,001.85 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, JANICE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,001.52 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINO, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,996.53 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARESTA, FRANK, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,991.50 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JAMES V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,991.45 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINSLEY, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,990.09 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,983.67 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLOTTMANN, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,981.37 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANTE, BRIAN C Employer name City of Albany Amount $142,976.89 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, LINDA D Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $142,974.23 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, OLUSEGUN O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $142,969.98 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $142,969.57 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System